On Saturday, 4th March 2023 is the GARGRAVE BOOK FAIR open 10am – 4.00pm at the Village Hall, West Street BD23 3RD.

Around eighteen dealers selling a range of second-hand, antiquarian, out-of-print and collectable books and ephemera. Café serving excellent home-made food and parking nearby.

The pretty village of Gargrave is situated in the Yorkshire Dales, accessed by the A65 Kendal/Ilkley road and within easy reach of Skipton and Settle.


For booking enquiries or further information please contact Gerry Cotter on email or telephone 01524 752968.

Gargrave Book Fair | 4 March 2023 | Poster

North West Book Fairs


On Saturday, 3rd September there is a new event not on the NWBF calendar being held at Stricklandgate House, 92 Stricklandgate Kendal LA9 4PU.

Open from 10am-4pm, this is a small ‘pop-up’ book fair with just five bookdealers exhibiting. A trial run this year with a view to expand into an adjoining room with more exhibitors for 2023.

No café at this event however there are numerous eateries and shops nearby for refreshment. There are several pay-and-display car parks throughout the town.

Stricklandgate House is on the main shopping street, adjacent to the Library and opposite the Post Office and McDonald’s, with the Westmorland Shopping Centre close by.


If passing or having a day out in Kendal and the area, please do drop in.

Kendal Book Fair | 3 September | Poster

North West Book Fairs